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Financial Advice

A legal perspective on DDO

Confusion still exists around the DDO reforms. Legal expert, Corey McHattan discusses the legislation and what help is available.

Michael Blomfield  |  4 min read
05 October 2021

Iress Industry Voice

Don't leave financial advice to chance

One in 12 of all Serious Illness Cover claims paid out in 2020 were for conditions only covered by Vitality.

Vitality Life  |  2 min read
05 October 2021

People

Silent Disco

We all create our own bubbles to exist in, but perhaps it's time to take off the headphones and break down some barriers

Matt Lonsdale  |  5 min read
29 September 2021

Mortgages

Feel the need... the need for speed

As we celebrate our tenth annual mortgage efficiency survey, we look at how the business of mortgages has changed and the tech integrations helping intermediaries keep up the pace.

Iress  |  6 min read
23 September 2021

Iress Industry Voice

Furlough and Income Protection – the similarities

How the popularity of furlough can be used to help explain Income Protection to your clients.

Aviva  |  3 min read
20 September 2021

Financial Advice

What does DDO mean for super funds?

The DDO deadline is fast approaching, with significant new requirements taking effect on 5 October. We spoke to Iress' Gordon Little to find out what it means for super funds, and how Iress is supporting the industry.

Gordon Little  |  4 min read
20 September 2021

Financial Advice

The long-term benefits of a financially literate member base

The Retirement Income Review (RIR) has unearthed a considerable problem for the industry: financial literacy.
So what are the benefits of a quality member education program? And how can super funds be sure they're investing where it matters?

Andrea Cooper  |  4 min read
16 September 2021

Financial Advice

Giving advisers better clarity on protection products

When did selling protection get so complicated? We set out to make things simpler with a little help from some friends in the industry.

Iress  |  4 min read
16 September 2021

Superannuation

SuperConnector: Completing the SuperStream vision

When SuperStream began it heralded a new era of simplicity for employers and super funds by creating an electronic, standardised and seamless flow of information between payroll systems and the superannuation industry. But gaps still exist. Could automation be the solution for saving time and reducing errors?

Mike Schwarz  |  4 min read
16 September 2021